Children Matter.

That's why we fight for them.

A TikTok-ing Time Bomb

How Hollywood is Marketing Adult Content to Kids

Hollywood is doing an end-run around parents by marketing sexually explicit teen-targeted, yet TV-MA-rated, content directly to children and teens on TikTok and Instagram.


Stranger and More Explicit Things

Since the first season released in 2016, Stranger Things has been rated TV-14 – even though the program has introduced more and more adult content with each new season.


Dollars and Sense

A Parent’s Guide to Streaming Media

A resource for parents and families who are considering whether to “cut the cord” and switch to streaming media, evaluating and comparing both the economic and non-economic impacts associated with the myriad and most popular streaming media platforms.


Netflix Reform

Netflix and its board of directors are getting rich off of explicit content. Worse, they are desensitizing millions of viewers at home by asking them to be entertained by it. What kind of America are we creating for our kids?

Stop Netflix from further exploiting children!


Ratings Reform

The TV Content Ratings System is failing America’s children. The TV ratings were designed to help parents decide what is appropriate for their children. But this system clearly does not work, and the PTC is leading the way to fix it!

You can make a difference!


From the Blog

Streaming Media’s Favorite Word

Written by PTC | Published March 7, 2023

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The Mental Health Toll of Social Media

Written by PTC | Published January 12, 2023

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A Parent's Guide to Streaming

This is the major finding in the Parents Television Council’s third analysis of emerging technologies, and the PTC’s first examination of the top streaming video platforms and content providers.

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